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Yan Wenliang

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Yan Wenliang

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Chinese, 20th century, male.

Born 1893 or 1894, in Suzhou (Jiangsu); died 1990.

Painter. Landscapes, architectural views.

Yan Wenliang began studying art with his father, who was also a painter. In 1910 he took up oil painting and etching in a publishing house in Suzhou. Then he was among the first Chinese artists to leave for Japan to study Western art. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Architecture ; 20th-Century Art ; East Asian Art

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